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SFGTV2
Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
healthcare system to the extraordinary standards of excellence it once enjoyed. over my shoulder here you can see the u.s. capitol building. in that building 535 elected representatives from every corner of america come together to debate the issues of the day. they are men and women from every religious, ethnic and family background. i look forward to watching libya develop equally strong institutions of government. education and healthcare are just two of the many areas where i see opportunities for close partnership between the united states and libya. i look forward to exploring those as we work together to build a free democratic prosperous libya. see you soon. >>> good afternoon, everyone. i'm an san francisco mayor ed lee. i want to welcome you from the bay area, from all over the country to san francisco's city hall. today we honor and celebrate ambassador john christopher stevens in this civic celebration of his life. i thank the stevens family for hosting this celebration here. amongst his many friends, his family, his colleagues from around the world who continue to reremem
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
reporters saying a team of experts evaluated the healthcare system in state prisons. not only did they come out on top in the united states but in the world. he says california has provided more beds and built or ren nateed -- renovated healthcare facilities. court documents say the prison conditions have vastly improved making the judge's ruling no longer necessary. >> i'm hopeful we'll prevail in the 9th circuit. if not, we have a direct appeal to the scattered showers and we'll -- to the supreme court and we'll go there if needed. >> reporter: he slammed 25 federal reports which he says nit-picked california's perfectly fine prison system. he believes the reports were a waste of money. now, brown wants to get out from under the court order that requires california to spend more than $440 million a year sending inmates to prison in other states. the population in the state's 33 prisons has been reduced by more than 27,000 inmates since 2011. and he says this could force the state to release dangerous inmates. he wants the cap to 2009. now, that decision was upheld by the u.s. supreme cour
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
adding beds and renovating healthcare facilities. federal judges have given the state until midnight to file the plans for further reducing the prison population instead, state attorneys filed a motion just hours before the deadline saying the requirement for healthcare has been met and the governor will trump that effort. governor brown also wants to get out from under the court order that requires california to spend more than $40 million a year sending inmates to prisons in other states. the population in the state's 33 prisons has been involved since 2011. of course they have been under siege for decades and found the state was holding inmates in unsafe conditions. coming up we will tell you why the governor said it is imperative to see why they pose a threat to public safety. live from san quentin prison, tara moriarty. >>> a small group of drivers are making it miserable for the rest of us. who are these drivers, instead they apparently come from a few outlying neighborhoods and travel long distances together in the same direction. the surprises don't end there and we will have mo
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
. like any other healthcare provider we are reimbursed to provide specific preventativingses to low-income patients, as the case for decades, federal funds cannot be used to provide abortion. planned parenthood own statistics show over the last three yearing it performed million abortions at consistent annual rate. in the same time period, the organization had nearly 30% drop in cancer screenings and more than 11% drop to contraceptive services. >> funding battles are brewing across the country as number of states sought to block planned parenthood accessing their fund. the obama administration has often stepped in. directly funding the organization itself, o threatening to withhold federal funding unless they refund the decision. >> every time we defund on state level the president steps in and says over my dead body. >> there is a legal battle in texas where the state demanded none of the funding go to planted parenthood and that would leave poor women without healthcare. monday, the human services commission announced it locked in more than enough doctors for the people depended
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 5:00am PST
hours before the deadline saying the requirement for healthcare has been met. coming up, tara moriarty will join us live from san quentin with why governor brown is determined to get out of the court order. >>> former chuck hagel said they are preparing for a confirmation battle. the criticisms are coming from both republicans and democrat. >>> time now 5:07, sal is back and any commute battles? i know you are watching the east bay. >>> that's right, that is usually where the traffic becomes slowest earlier in the morning and we always watch 880 because a lot of people are coming from salvano into alameda county and the whole stretch looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze, crossing into san francisco, they do not want to get a head of the crowd and they have a big delay after 6:15 or so. if you are driving on the approach to the san mateo and dumbarton, that is a nice looking drive. let's go to steve. >>> it is going to be a sunny and warmer day and a big change starts to take place. much colder air. it is a fog advisory out towards fairfield and lots of sun this afternoon and war
Current
Jan 8, 2013 3:00pm PST
of healthcare in america. first, the good news. according to the obama administration the rate of increase in healthcare spending went up 3.9% in 2011. a mall amount. it's the same increase that we saw in 2009 and 2010. for the record those are the lowest up ticks in more than half a century. pretty good. now for the bad news. anthem blue cross wants to hike their premiums by 26%. insurers in florida and ohio have already increased patients' rates by 20%. how is this happening and what can be done to stop it? we're going to put those questions to dave jones, who is leading the charge against the wild rate hikes that the insurance companies are planning. he's coming to us from sacramento. dave welcome inside "the war room." >> a pleasure to be with you jennifer. >> jennifer: tell us for people who have not been following this, why are these rate hikes happening in some states and not in others? >> the problem in california and other states is that there is nothing in the affordable care act or in state law that gives the insurance regulator the authority to reject excessive health
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
the top of the hour. obama sold his healthcare law saying it would bring down costs for all of us. why are more young people seeing health insurance premiums on the rise? >> talk about wedding crashers. they were supposed to sore off into the sunset. instead this wedding party, you want to see this. this happy couple used capital one venture miles for their "destination wedding." double miles you can "actually" use. but with those single mile travel cards... [ bridesmaid ] blacked out... but i'm a bridesmaid. oh! "x" marks the spot she'll never sit. but i bought a dress! a toast... ...to the capital one venture card. fly any airline, any flight, anytime. double miles you can actually use. what a coincidence? what's in your wallet? [ all screaming ] watch the elbows ladies. firefighter the spent more than 3 hours putting out the fire that consumed a mall there. which don't know if any one was hurt in this. the fire may have started from a welding accident. >> finally to australia. the training wheels are off. literally. take a look at this. student pilots forced to land his plane w
Current
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
bills to support military healthcare, they were straight. they were honest. when they said what they wanted to do, one could count on that, and we were very effective together. since then he has been involved with my organization and a strong voice on international issues he's an independent thinker and gives straight talk. that's what we really need in leadership in our country. >> john: please stay here, and we'll welcome joe williams, sam seder, thank you, gentlemen, great to have you. let me put it out to you. what do you think sam and joe do you think the g.o.p. option opposition to hagel the same as against obama he's soft on iran? >> it's partly that. there is also maybe perhaps some resentment towards hagel for being a little bit of a natural genuine maverick. i'm a he not saying that coincidentally, but this is the republican party trying to set upup the parameters of what the oh obama foreign policy is going to be in the years to come. they're concerned that the obama administration is going to start to take a more stringent line with israel, and frankly to israel's benefit
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 1:00am PST
improve reliability and healthcare child care programs and protect consumers and regulating lock submit and tatoo parlors but with a ms. miles will be leaving after ten years of service she has been a personal friend and mentor to me and she has spend a lot of time mentoring a lot of people in this particular champ better and she is a woman that, that i respect and it's a privilege to be able to present to her colleagues here on behalf of all of us we would like to congratulate you for recently completely ago term of the charm state assembly and the frank board of supervisors in recognition of your dead carted support and helping democratic woman this is for you my friend. congratulations you have around this.. >> actually i think there are other supervisors that would like to comment. >>> supervisor kim. >> speaking as another female elected i have always appreciated that you have mentoring those of us who are entering into the field after you and not a lot of elected officials do that to give their advise and support and i appreciate the support that you have given to me and i
PBS
Jan 8, 2013 1:00am PST
mainly by tax, spending and healthcare policy uncertainty." the consequence: lower economic growth and millions of potential jobs lost. now if our government can just get its act together, provide some clarity and then get out of the way of the private sector then maybe our economy can get roaring again, just like it used to. i'm simon constable. >> tom: finally tonight, a twitter inspired term garnering new fame: the american dialect society named "hashtag" its word of the year for 2012. for those who don't tweet, hashtag is the practice used on twitter for marking topics with a hash symbol (#) followed by a word or phrase. the runner ups for word of the year included: fiscal cliff, gangnam style, and marriage equality. past winners include, occupy, tweet, and bailout. that's "nightly business report" for monday, january 7. have a great evening everyone, we'll see you online at: www.nbr.com and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org >> join us anytime at nbr.com. there, you'll find full episodes of the program, co
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
prison healthcare system have been solved making the court order unnecessary but the supreme court backed the court ruling capping prison populations and federal judges won't consider raising the cap. >>> two years ago a gunman opened fire on a campaign event outside a tucson grocery store killing six, injuring a dozen including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. since then there have been 11 mass shootings and a call for change from the white house. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: bells rang out this morning in tucson, arizona, marking the moment when a gunman opened fire two years ago today. six people were killed and 13 injured including former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today, giffords and her husband, retired astronaut mark kelly, launched a new political action committee aimed at reducing gun violence. last week, giffords met with new york city mayor michael bloomberg a gun control advocate. the group he founded, called demand a plan, is airing ads with the mother of the youngest victim in the tucson shooting. >> we have to demand a plan. >> reporter: there ha
SFGTV2
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
as catholic healthcare west. we've changed our name about a month ago. we have been in the city about as long as did the government. about 1854. we represent a handful of organizations which are still in san francisco operating continually over 150 years to provide all of us service. in our case, its health care at st. francis and st. mary's hospital. our familiarity with the county and government starts from the very day that the sisters of mercy, who came over from ireland, got off on a clipper ship down by north beach. within a day, they got a knock on their door where they were staying. it was members of the san francisco board of supervisors who came to ask them to open san francisco general hospital, which they did. they ran it for four years until a very familiar thing happened, and that was the county board of supervisors had a dispute about how to pay health care bills. the sisters said we've had enough of that and went on to create st. mary's hospital. as you can see, very familiar with how the city works. even then, over 150 years. it is an important issue. we're glad
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
, healthcare professionals, caregivers. we also have 5000 more kids on average in district 11 than in other places in san francisco. 5000 more kids. don't have the investment in education that we need to have. we don't have the opportunity for education and employment again people need. -- there is so much more to do. we are seeing great changes in san francisco. we are seeing great economic changes in san francisco. we have done a lot of work on the board to pave the way for these new economic changes. we have given economic tax breaks for the new companies starting up in the city; we have changed our business taxes well. a lot of these changes are changes that affect big business in san francisco but we need to do more to make sure that we support every day businesses. we are seeing higher income people; (indiscernible) i really believe that san francisco needs to do something deliberate, specific that measures how people on the bottom rung are getting by in a better way. it's not enough that we just serve the wealthy interest; we make sure that as we do that that we support the
SFGTV
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
francisco whether it was a pension a healthcare reform or whether it was planning. and i sat in on a counsel meeting one day on an item being held at the committee and the meeting was going long and we were going into public comment and one of your staff members came in and brought in the book from the e i r and you flipped to one of the pangs and start reading and i thought wow you are actually reading the entire e i r because i think most of us skim through the e i r's and skim through and but i doubt that most of us go through the e i r's and you turned to me and said, this is actually my third time reading it. that was a standard you set a bar for me when you is he that to me and that was a bar that i felt i had to be able to come close to may be not the third time but, i really do respect that. i have always admired your dedication and the faint that you don't lie to come in unprepared to an ortho argument and i do apologize that i was not able to replace chris daily in that role to continue the lively debates and discussion that is had happened prior to me. i know that you used
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
"happening now," everybody, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the women's healthcare and abortion provider says it received more than half a billion dollars in taxpayer money last year. this despite the fact that its abortion services increased while it's preventative services dropped. shannon bream is live in washington with more on that for us. >> reporter: well, across the country individual states along with pro-life lawmakers here in washington say the latest accounting from planned parenthood is a wake up call. a record $542 million in taxpayer funding along with a record high number of abortions. over the past ten years the amount of funding planned parenthood receives from government sources has nearly tripled making up roughly 45% of the organization's revenue. during the last three years the organization reports performing nearly a million abortions while reporting a 30% drop in cancer screening inks and 10% drop in contraceptive services. they are not licensed by the fda to perform mammogram and does not offer them as part of their on site services. states from arizona to new je
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
. >>> new study shows people cut back on healthcare during the recession from 2007 to 2009. researchers from the you ever of maryland said during the economic downturn people didn't visit doctor offices and cut back on filling prescriptions. >>> children should get at least an hour of physical activity a day and spend less than two hours in front of tv or computer. new study shows fewer than 4 in 10 children meet both recommendations. researchers reviewed data from more than 1200 children and found the older the children get, the less active they become. >>> well, mcdonald's is embracing its nickname in australia. you might call it mickey d's but in australia they call [ indiscernible ] now 13 restaurants down under are going with that idea. the signs are coming down and putting up new signs that say maccas. it coincides with australia day on the 26th of the month and the signs may be switched back but with an australian accent how would you say that? >> i'm not sure. >> we'll get lawrence in on this. >> it's cool. >> mcdonald's is embracing it. >>> 4:52. get to you in a minute, lawrenc
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 7:00am PST
says the state has added beds and built or renovated healthcare facilities and that's helped to solve the problem here. now, federal judges presented the state with a deadline, midnight last night to file plans for further reducing the prison population but instead, state attorneys filed a motion hours before the deadline saying the requirement for acceptable prison healthcare has been met. governor brown wants to get out from under the court order that requires california to spend more than $440 million a year sending inmates to prisons in other states. the governor has also said that the court-ordered reducks could release drugs -- reduction could release dangerous or violent inmates. the population has been reduced by 24,000 inmates since october 2011. federal court orders found the state was putting inmates in unsafe conditions. federal officers say the governor will hold a press conference, two of them, one in los angeles and one in sacramento to trump his efforts. we will be following it and let you know what he has to say. live from san quentin state prison, i'm tara moriarty,
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
challenges, do you want to back away or take charge? with a degree in the field of healthcare or nursing from capella university, you'll have the knowledge to advance your career while making a difference in the lives of patients. let's get started at capella.edu. because four out of five dogs over the age of three develop gum disease, and tartar buildup is a contributing factor. [ dog ] or new dentastix fresh. clinically proven to fight tartar and now with added ingredients to fight dog breath, too. and now with added ingredients it'and start talking aboutt whawhat you really wanthroom. from your toilet paper. it's time to talk about clean. feeling clean is so important. i use quilted northern. quilted northern soft and strong is stronger than the leading value brand, for a confident clean. >>> let's check "the pulse," this morning starting with commuters at a new jersey rail station. they will be taking the stairs to catch the trains this morning. >> what happened during yesterday's morning rush. a jam-packed up escalator started feeding down. that sparked a stampede and sent p
FOX
Jan 8, 2013 4:30am PST
. they will keep it from recognizing those marriages for anything including healthcare and taxes. >>> the board of supervisors will be sworn in. here is a glimpse of normanee who brings the total number of 5 out of 11 seats. >> i think it is about time and it is great to have this representation. >> there is a whole representation where public policy those that they are leaning where they ought to be. >> the other supervisor is london breed and her experience growing up in a public housing complex shows us more about the city's most disadvantaged residents. >>> and oakland city has one of the largest changeovers in reason history. swearing in ceremonies were held in for the new city attorney and mayor jean quan praised outgoing council members for making quote, a progressive green city. >>> it was an unexpected jolt and this happened moments after they got their vows. >>> the severe weather months ago that injured five people. . >>> take a look at this, scary moments for some people in new jersey, they were riding an escalator and the one they were riding that was going up suddenly starte
CSPAN
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
about the problems they voted against. it wasn't just the debt of healthcare or social issues. they were most concerned these candidates were going to take america back to the failed policies of the past. these independent women across the country want to move forward. they want to see a new future for themselves and for their families. they do not want to roll the clock back on americans in this country. so women recognize that the total mad men agenda, if i dare call it, of the g.o.p., they didn't want expect rejected it. the women voted -- voters turn out at the polls and voted for women with the right priorities, and i say this coalition is strong and going to grow because the country feels good about sending these strong democratic women to washington, and they know it's going to make a difference. it's a historic year and we're going to use it to lay the foundation for years to come. we're in this for the long game. this isn't about one election for us. we've already been looking at opportunities for 2014. there are 38 governors. up for governor seats, up for elections between
CNBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
possible to keep healthcare costs down, but your company's not a big company. lily, bristol myers, pfizer, they've got fortunes to be able to do these tests. i am afraid that the exact sciences of the world with these terrific ideas don't have enough money to get through this gauntlet. >> you know, that may be true of some companies. it has not been the case with us. you know, let me just take you back to the concept of this test is to be able to detect a precancerous polyp the size of the tip of this pen. one centimeter. it may take eight to ten years to go to actual stage-one cancer. by being able to detect that precancerous polyp noninvasively we think we can get a significant uptake in the number of patients willing to get screened. fda is working with us. medicare is working with us. providers are excited about this. and we really think that this is an opportunity that is unique and will set a new path for new diagnostic companies to help take cost out of the healthcare system. >> one last question, kevin. this is revolutionary. i'm wondering, are there other cancers that can
CSPAN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am EST
to defense dollars, you would hear about compensation whether it is through healthcare dollars or the conversation about maintenance and equipment. you never hear about our reliance on the contractors and how that has become commonplace in the new normal for the defense establishment. i would like your thoughts on that. >> i am ignorant of the relevant issues. i would like to see what studies there are that get an answer to how much of the trend to contracting out has saved money and how much it has not because it is a mix. the answer is important because the trend has gone far, probably too far. >> an anecdote in support of that -- a former colleague of mine who ended up in charge of the training command in afghanistan said contractors would not do what is not in the contract. there is no substitute for a volunteer soldier or marine who will do whatever the job takes. whatever danger or risk is involved. there is some routine civilian type functions that would be better performed by civilians and contractors. we are trying to get contractors in the compaq zone -- combat zone would su
Current
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
will be part of the package, but more broodly, healthcare reforms and other gun safety and neighborhood safety legislation to try to protect americans from this wealth of gun violence. one of the pieces i'll be working on in particular is the immunity that the gun industry enjoys that no other industry has. they can act in an negligent way, and are held immune from any kind of liability in court. and that makes no sense either. >> stephanie: yeah. >> so a lot to change and i think we will. it is going to be tough but i think we'll get it done. >> stephanie: let's turn to the chuck hagel nomination for secretary of defense. what is your position on that? >> i'll be very interested to hear what he has to say. some of the things he has said concern me a great deal. the comments he made about ambassador hormel are concerning, and why he didn't support legislation dealing with the issues of iran, and some other issues. i think we ought to give him his day to answer some of those very tough questions, and we'll see how he handles it. that's really, i think going to be key for many senators wh
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
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Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? rogaine? well, i'll admit it. i was skeptical at first. but after awhile even my girlfriend noticed a difference. [ male announcer ] rogaine is proven to help stop hair loss. and for 85% of guys, it regrew hair. save up to 42% now at rogaine.com. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." the "bill press show." live on your radio and on current tv
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 2:00am PST
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FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
. martha: fox news alert. a new report has just come out on planned parenthood, the woman's healthcare and aeu borings provider received mourn half a billion dollars in taxpayer money last year. i'm martha maccallum. bill: i'm bill hemmer. this report that crossed a short time ago that is planned parenthood received $542 million in government funding and subsidies at the same time their abortion services increased while their cancer screening and prevention services apparently dropped. martha: that has got even a lot of attention this morning. i'm joined by jonah goldberg editor at large of the national review and a fox news contributor. good morning. what is your take on this? put it in perspective for us. >> i think this is one of those things that is going to put planned parenthood back in the crosshairs of washington again at one point soon. mitt romney had one of the great lines from an otherwise not so great campaign, i said i'm not going to spend money tph-pb anything that on anything i don't think i should borrowing from china. we are buying big chunks from china to pay for abortio
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